Steeve Brument
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Steeve Brument

Global Head of Alternative Investments, Member of the Executive Committee

Steeve Brument has been Global Head of Alternative Investments since 2023, and Head of Quantitative Multi-Asset Strategies since 2019. Joining Candriam as a Systematic Fund Manager in 2001, he conducted extensive research on trading systems and systematic portfolio allocation. In 2007, he became Head of Systematic Funds, diversifying its CTA from traditional trend-following models to a blend of trend-following, pattern-recognition and counter-trend methodologies.

He began his career in 1997 within the private client group of Merrill Lynch, moving to Refco Securities as a Futures and Equity Derivatives Broker before joining Candriam.

Steeve holds a Master’s degree from the Ecole Supérieure de Gestion in Finance in Paris.

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Research Paper, Absolute Return, Johann Mauchand, Steeve Brument

CTAs throughout the business cycle : a form of economic rationality?

With the onset of the inflationary cycle and the change in central bank monetary policy, markets have entered a new paradigm, leaving investors uncertain as to the direction that markets will take next, and the timing of the transition into the next phase of the economic cycle.
Outlook 2023, Johann Mauchand, Steeve Brument, CTA

CTA's: "Ride of the Valkyries"

Hard landing or soft? From Draghi’s ‘’Whatever it takes” to Powell’s “Whatever it costs”, we know the markets are ready for exciting times. CTAs aim to face the next swing, whether it be hard landing or soft.
CTA, Absolute Return, Asset Allocation, Johann Mauchand, Research Paper, Steeve Brument

Smile! CTA convexity is not lost…

If the smile measures how the portfolio value reacts to changes in the underlying markets, then maybe we should measure the smiles – and this is what our investment team has been doing.
Q&A, Equities, CTA, Steeve Brument, Absolute Return

CTA - Commodity Trading Advisors*: A “trendy” investment?

Steeve Brument, Head of Quantitative Multi-Asset Strategies, Deputy Global Head of Multi-Asset, explains how a strategy invested in futures can deliver performance by harnessing the various market trends.
Absolute Return, Nadège Dufossé, Steeve Brument

In search of absolute return across asset classes

As governments continue to maintain low interest rates through the COVID-19 pandemic, and the correlation between asset classes remains high, the questions of diversification, income and attractive returns are firmly on investors’ agenda. You can now listen to the replay of our recent webinar which looked at the relevance of the multi asset absolute return approach in today’s investment markets and introduced our two risk-rated portfolios that meet your requirements.

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